Transition Metal Chemistry

, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp 238–244 | Cite as

Synthesis, properties and crystal structures of R[MIII(bdt)2] complexes (M = Ni, Co, Cu)

  • Kateřina Mrkvová
  • Jiří Kameníček
  • Zdeněk Šindelář
  • Libor Kvítek
  • Jerzy Mrozinski
  • Monika Nahorska
  • Zdirad Žák


New nickel, cobalt and copper complexes with benzene-1,2-dithiole (bdt), of general formula R[M(bdt)2]: M = Ni, Co and Cu; R = Me4N, Et4N, Pr4N, Me3PhN, MePh3P, Ph4P have been synthesized and characterized by standard physico-chemical methods (elemental analyses, magnetochemical and conductivity measurements, i.r. and u.v.–;vis. spectroscopy). X-ray structural analysis of (MePh3P)[M(bdt)2], M = Ni, Co and Cu, confirms that the MS4 chromophore lies in a slightly distorted square coordination arrangement around the central atom. The three complexes have also been studied by cyclic voltammetry.


Copper Spectroscopy Physical Chemistry Nickel Crystal Structure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kateřina Mrkvová
    • 1
  • Jiří Kameníček
    • 1
  • Zdeněk Šindelář
    • 1
  • Libor Kvítek
    • 1
  • Jerzy Mrozinski
    • 2
  • Monika Nahorska
    • 2
  • Zdirad Žák
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Inorganic and Physical ChemistryPalacký UniversityOlomoucCzech Republic
  2. 2.Faculty of ChemistryUniversity of WroclawWroclawPoland
  3. 3.Department of Inorganic ChemistryMasaryk UniversityBrnoCzech Republic

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